/ Two men have been charged following fatal shooting

Two men have been charged with murder and attempted murder following a fatal shooting in Ashton-under-Lyne.

Jay Cornforth (18/11/1995) of Ashton Old Road, Manchester and Charlie Atkinson (14/08/1992) of Stamford Drive, Tameside have been charged with murder and attempted murder and have been remanded in custody to appear at Manchester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Friday 09 November 2018).

At around 4.50pm on Wednesday 13 June 2018, police were called to reports that a man had been shot on Birch Street.

Luke Paul Graham, 31, was taken to hospital where he sadly died from his injuries.

Another man in his 20s presented himself at hospital later that day with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was discharged from hospital following treatment.

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